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News From: NFLPA

by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2020

NFLPA: We Can Avoid a Bubble

Although the NFL has been dealing with outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the season, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) believes that the season can be completed without having...

by Brian Young | on Oct 06, 2020

A Who's Who of Players Reps

Unions in sports have provided a valuable tool for the players. Since the major sports have organized, salaries have gone up and the leagues have invested more in things like safety. Like other union...

by Guest Post | on Oct 02, 2020

NFLPA Wants to Ban Turf Fields

As a rookie learning the ins and outs of being a professional football player, I remember the collective groan that my older teammates made whenever it was announced that we’d be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 14, 2020

NFL Players Union: No Health Compromise

While cases of COVID-19 are surging the NFL is considering how they can safely start the season. With just a few weeks before training camps begin, both sides sat down to meet with each other on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2020

NFLPA: No Preseason Games

With just a few weeks before training camp opens, the NFL is still unsure what their preseason schedule will look like. While a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was signed earlier this year...

by Brian Young | on Jun 03, 2020

NFL Community MVPs

Throughout the year, NFL players use their immense popularity to help their communities. From helping the families of shooting victims to working with at-risk students, to providing health care to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2020

Podcast: NFL Players Union President / Who's Essential?

NFL PA President JC Tretter calls into this week's show to talk about taking over the union, their new contract, and what led him to lead the union. With everyone working from home, some...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 24, 2020

UCOMM Exclusive Q&A: NFLPA President JC Tretter

On March 10th Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter was elected President of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). Tretter graduated from Cornell’s School of Industrial Labor Relations (ILR) before...

by Brian Young | on Mar 16, 2020

NFL Players Approve New CBA

By a slim margin, NFL players have voted to approve a 10-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that will ensure labor peace through 2030 and bring some of the biggest changes to the game in...

by Guest Post | on Mar 10, 2020

NFLPA Elects New Leader

The NFLPA Board of Player Representatives elected J.C. Tretter as the new President of the NFL Players Association on Tuesday. The Cleveland Browns center will begin his two-year term immediately.